There is a heart that beats in the heart of Rome, as Antonello Venditti sang. The heart that beats is that of a charming hôtellerie with a fascinating and unique history: VOI Donna Camilla Savelli. A story that began in 1642, when Duchess Camilla Virginia Savelli, a Roman noblewoman and wife of Pier Francesco Farnese, commissioned the illustrious architect Francesco Borromini to design a nunnery for the Augustinian nuns. So it was that in the heart of Trasteverine Rome, a stone's throw from the Janiculum, the monastery of Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori, with adjacent church, was born. Today this majestic building, thanks to a skilful restoration work, houses a luxury hotel that is one of the most exclusive and sought after wedding venues in the capital. [show more...]